tv Today in Iowa at 530 NBC January 5, 2016 5:30am-6:00am CST
help to solve a deadly december shooting... who they're looking for... and what they think the person may have seen... sticking around... this hawkeye is fresh off a trip to pasadena... but he won't be wandering far come fall... hear why he's turning high buck recruiting trips... to don his black and gold jersey once more. moving forward.. what president obama's new gun control measures are expected to look like... and why he says he has the right to take action without congress. it's tuesday january 5th.. today in iowa starts now.... first on 13... we're getting
on the president's plan to curb gun violence... this morning he'll reveal his plan to americans... a plan that will changes gun laws without congress... "it's not going to prevent every mass shooting, it's not going to keep every gun out of the hands of a criminal, it will potentially save lives." his plan is to use an executive order to tighten gun laws... by bypassing congress... it's expected to put more restrictions
yesterday he got the okay from the attorney general and fbi director that his plan is constitutional... today he reveals it to the public. meanwhile republican candidates are accusing him of gutting the 2nd amendment... and are vowing to reverse his action... should they win the presidency. that announcement is sure to provide some new talking points along the campaign trail.... republican marco rubio will likely have something to say about it when he stops in fort dodge today... he'll host a town hall at decker truck line... that begins at 5 p-m meanwhile clinton takes her troop to osage... for an event thanking campaign volunteers. she then hosts events in sioux city and council bluffs... the president's plan of action is already having an impact in iowa.. but not quite the way he wants. this month alone there are at least six gun shows scheduled in iowa.... three of them -- in the metro.
because of fears over looming changes in gun laws. permit to carry classes are also filling up across the state. des moines police are sending out a call for help this morning. they are still looking for a man they say may have witnessed a deadly shooting. just days after christmas, 36-year old tacono conner was shot and killed inside this apartment complex on south union... 37-year old amy stolki was also shot... but survived. police have now issued a material witness warrant for 60-year old alf clark... in connection with the homicide investigation. anyone who knows where clark is, is asked to call des moines police, or crime stoppers of central iowa... a boone man will spend decades in prison... for something he says was an accident. leigh lepon won't be eligible for parole for at least 35 years... he was convicted of second degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of devlin lockman... lockman's
sentencing... and lepon spoke back... describing devlin as a good friend.... yet he insists his death was an accident. he was a good friend, i loved him very much. i miss him i'm going off to prison for something that i did not do. and i don't fault you for believing whatever you believe at this point lepon has 30-days to appeal his conviction and sentence. the metro is looking like the place to be for those who enjoy suburban living... wallet hub ranked it as having some of the nation's best small cities... ankeny comes in at number nine... folled by urbandale... and west des moines... cyclone haven, ames... ranked 79. the rankings are based on affordability, economic health, education and quality of life. that metro boom is creating some crowded classrooms in ankeny... the district saw 446 new
to cope with the growth... it's now looking at adding classroom space to its elementary schools... it's all in an effort to delay construction of an entirely new school... construction could begin as early as this summer. the school board will consider the idea at a meeting later this month. for a lot of us as the calender changed we adopted a new motto... "new year, new me" but come february, many will give up on those new year's resolutions. that's what channel 13's josh nguyen is tackling this morning. josh is at reset downtown to give us a few simple things you can do at josh is at reset downtown to give us a few simple things you can do at home to be a healthier you... what do you have for us, josh? it appears hawkeye cornerback
it appears hawkeye cornerback desmond king has some unfinished business... "the daily iowan" is reporting king will return to iowa for his senior season... his mother says he's chosen to stick with the team over leaving early for the n-f-l. king won every award he could this past year, and was a consensus first- team all-american. he finished with 8 interceptions to go along with 72 tackles. he was projected to be one of the top five cornerbacks in the n-f-l draft and analysts had him being chosen in
iowa now holds two of the country's best college basketball teams.... new a-p rankings released yesterday have kansas still on top... and they took out oklahoma last night. both the hawkeyes and cyclones are in the top 20.... iowa state at 13... down two points... and iowa.... comes in at 19... up 17 spots from last week. coach fran mccaffery says that's thanks to not letting the tough losses get them down. tons 396804 :00 - :19 you can't ever relax based on anything you've done... that can't define you... the hawks are home tonight night against nebraska. tip off is set for 8 p-m at carver. the clones are prepping for a
if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. it is starting off frosty and foggy early this morning. the winds will pick up this afternoon from the south and will help warm temperatures back in the 30s. this will be the last dry day this week. a light rain/snow mix will move in tomorrow. mostly rain will fall on thursday with around .25" possible. the heaviest snow will fall friday through early saturday morning. some icy spots will develop with these series of storms.
record flooding throughout the upper mississippi river area is hurting agricultural transportation. the river crested at an near all time record point, second to 1993 flooding levels. flooding messes with barge navigation and more horse power is needed to push against tough currents. barge captains also move 15 boats lashed together, which could mean more accidents to bridges or levies. however,
transportation is picking up again. while flooding to the north is now and the lower export terminals are getting a lot more water. according to the soy transportation coalition executive director mike steenhoek that puts pressure on an inland waterway system if you don't have an effective system of levies. and whenever you've got this increased water it imposes more pressure onto our levy system and so we really on top of it and making sure that this system is still able to accommodate what u.s. soybean farmers and farmers in general produce." steenhoek says
soybean transportation is particularly vulnerable to flooding halting grain movement. eighty percent between september and february. this event is not normal, the soy
grown accustomed to talking about major flooding in the in the last five to ten years during spring months, not really during the winter. steenhoek says,
"this is the first time i've ever had a discussion like this. major flooding, record flooding occurring in late december and early january. so this is really unique and it just shows how agriculture is an industry that has a lot of uncertainty in it and not only with the production of agricultural products, but the transportation of those
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he plans to curb gun violence... his plan is to use an executive order to tighten gun laws... by bypassing congress... it's expected to put more restrictions on gun show sales and call for more fbi agents. the president's plan is having an adverse effect across the nation this morning... gun show enrollment is skyrocketing... and so is gun stock... the possibility of new restrictions is driving up gun manufacturers stock prices... smith and
percent yesterday. ruger saw its shares gain nearly 3-percent. nats bell, clapping but gun stocks were the exception yesterday... as the dow plummeted. at one point it was down 460-points... a late rally eased some of the pain... but the dow closed down nearly 3- hundred points. the nasdaq was off one-hundred... and the s-&-p down 30. the top baby names of 2015 at three metro hospitals are in.. . the top five boy names included: henry, jackson, liam, james, and wyatt. and for the girls... olivia, charlotte, emma, avery, evelyn & sophie that's out of nearly five-thousand babies delivered at unitypoints three metro hospitals... entering a new year brings plenty of opportunity to see